English male stage actors in all BBC programmes
Frank Turner chooses Joseph Grimaldi, who changed the face of clowning forever.
Comedian and writer Lucy Porter champions Cary Grant as her Great Life.
Garry Bushell nominates the 'cheeky chappie' who portrayed the voice of the working class.
Garry Bushell nominates Max Miller one of the most popular comedians of the 20th century.
TV producer Peter Bazalgette chooses the actor, lyricist and playwright, Noel Coward.
Matthew Parris presents Julian Clary's nomination of Noel Coward.
Matthew Parris is joined by Peter Bowles to discuss the life of director George Devine.
Mark Gatiss champions Peter Cushing, a quintessentially English star of stage and screen.
Humphrey Carpenter invites Ned Sherrin to discuss actor Sir Donald Wolfit.
Comedian and performer Ken Dodd explains how Stan Laurel inspired him to go into comedy.
The comedian, presenter, and writer Tom Allen chooses the entertainer Kenneth Williams.
Poetry curator Daisy Goodwin nominates the Bard himself, William Shakespeare.